Category Archives: Recipes

This Weekend’s Work

Saturday… Bring on the Army! The visit from the city earlier in the week lit a fire under my butt. So I called on some of those priority fixes… Stabilize The Cottage by finishing the south back wall with siding … Continue reading

Posted in Permaculture, Projects, Recipes, The Cottage | Comments Off on This Weekend’s Work

Drink This!

Happy Turkey Day everyone! I woke up today at 6 a.m. and immediately headed to the kitchen to get the Caramel Pecan Cinnamon rolls ready and baking. We have just a few minutes to go until we get to enjoy … Continue reading

Posted in Baking/Cooking, DIY, Recipes | Comments Off on Drink This!

Necessity is the Mother of…

Tomato soup. Okay, to be honest, it wasn’t really¬†necessity so much as I was in the mood for tomato soup¬†and I had already promised it. It went something like this. Every day that my contractor and friend Jay works, I … Continue reading

Posted in Baking/Cooking, Crafts and Creations, DIY, Recipes | Comments Off on Necessity is the Mother of…

Mmmm…Swedish Meatballs

Before I share my newest yummy recipe with you, let me show you what’s floating around in my brain and distracting me from editing my sixth book… In Line With The Penny Floor My brain keeps on turning on what … Continue reading

Posted in Crowdfunding/Fundraising, DIY, Recipes | Comments Off on Mmmm…Swedish Meatballs

Shrubs and Fruit Cobbler

I finished off the last of the strawberry shrub last night. I’ve found that simply mixing the fruit-infused vinegar/sugar mix with ice and water was perfect, I didn’t even need soda water. It tastes so refreshing, especially after working in … Continue reading

Posted in Baking/Cooking, Recipes | Comments Off on Shrubs and Fruit Cobbler

Quick and Easy Croutons

I don’t like store-bought croutons. You know why? I find them too big. Way back when they had smaller croutons, and then for some odd reason, the powers that be decided that consumer liked these annoyingly large, occupy a majority … Continue reading

Posted in Frugality, Recipes | Comments Off on Quick and Easy Croutons

Cold Day? Spend it in the Kitchen

Canning Obsessed Just color me canning obsessed. When I looked out of the window and saw the rain slowly moving into snow, I decided I would not step one single foot outside of my door today. Instead, I would focus … Continue reading

Posted in Canning, Recipes | Comments Off on Cold Day? Spend it in the Kitchen

White Bean Chicken Chili Rocks

A month or so ago, I went to a party hosted here in Old Northeast in Leslie’s gorgeous turn-of-the-century home. Between admiring the architecture, and falling in love with the exposed brick walls in the kitchen (I am so doing … Continue reading

Posted in Baking/Cooking, Recipes | Comments Off on White Bean Chicken Chili Rocks

Who You Callin’ Cream Puff?

Did it get you to click on the title? Mission accomplished. Today I’m teaching a Backyard Chickens class at Powell Gardens. “But wait,” you say, “I want to take that class!” Sorry Charlie, you’ll have sign up for another time/location. … Continue reading

Posted in Baking/Cooking, Recipes | Comments Off on Who You Callin’ Cream Puff?

1-2-3 Meals and ‘Bucha Soda

I took a break from editing Book #5 (aka Gliese 581: The Departure) yesterday and threw together a new bread recipe variant, along with two different chicken meals. The chicken meals reminded me of these recipes/meal suggestions I would find … Continue reading

Posted in Baking/Cooking, Natural Remedies, Recipes | 1 Comment